Honeywell Group launches Itanna accelerator, invests in four tech startups

Honeywell group, a Nigerian corporate company, has officially launched its accelerator and investment vehicle – Itanna. Tomi Otudeko, the head of innovation and sustainability for the company would be leading this accelerator arm and would place its focus on tech startups in the country. The Itanna accelerator which has its location at the Enterprise Factory […]

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Meet 10 African innovators selected for Accelerator Startupbootcamp AfriTech

After an extensive 3-month global tour which spanned 15 countries, included 19 FastTrack events and included up to 220 face-to-face startup engagements, the top 10 African innovators have been selected. This was done from a pool of 1,004 applications from 73 countries in total and the selected would participate in the Global Accelerator Startupbootcamp AfriTech. […]

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Publiseer Selected As A Finalist To Pitch At Microsoft’s Accelerate Labs Demo Day

Nigerian digital publishing company, Publiseer has been invited to pitch at Microsoft Nigeria’s Accelerate Labs Demo Day, organized in partnership with The Future Project. On January 20, 2018, Publiseer was selected to participate in the Stream 2 of Accelerate Labs. Accelerate Labs seeks to activate small and medium scale businesses, to accelerate economic development through […]

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Apply for Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa program

Startups Launchpad Accelerator

After graduating its first class, applications have been opened for the second class of the Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa program. The Launchpad Accelerator Africa accepts applications from startups located in the following countries: Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote D’ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. These accelerators […]

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#LaunchpadForAfrica: Meet the 12 startups graduating from Google’s accelerator programme

Startups Launchpad Accelerator

#LaunchpadForAfrica is a regional acceleration programme which has been designed for top early-stage African startups. The program was announced on at the Google for Nigeria event by Google CEO Sundar Pichai, on 27th July 2017. And it runs out of Lagos, Nigeria. Our Nigeria country director @jehimuan asks of our startups "Is your business worth […]

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Dubai FinTech accelerator for African startups – How to Apply

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) in partnership with leading global professional services company Accenture, launched last year, an initiative targeted at the fintech sector. The initiative invites African startups to apply. Called the Fintech Hive at DIFC, it is a Dubai-based programme that wants to bridge the gaps between innovative entrepreneurs and financial industry […]

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